Paul Ryan’s Republican Budget, enthusiastically embraced by Mitt Romney, will very simply cut spending that helps poor people and seniors — and give the savings to millionaires and billionaires. Argue what you will about the wisdom of the proposal but those are the facts.
For the latest Politico Arena, I wrote:
Republicans were for the individual mandate before they were against it. And they were against partisan judicial activism before they were for it.
The president is right in pointing out what polls say 75% of Americans already know – that the Supreme Court will decide the health care case based on politics, not the Constitution. And the president is right to challenge intransigent conservative gridlock in Washington – from Congress to the high court – which is plainly putting partisan politics ahead of progress and the needs of the American people.
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